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ROAST BEEF SUPPER: Trinity Episcopal Church on Route 25 will host an all-you-can-eat roast beef supper tomorrow from 5 to 7 p.m. The cost is $10, $25 per family. For tickets, call 279-6689 or log on to trinitymeredith.org. Originally published by Monitor staff. (c) 2008 Concord Monitor.
PERTH, Australia, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apache Northwest Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Apache Corporation , said today it has completed an initial assessment of damage at its Varanus Island processing hub and a timetable for restoring production.
The technique lizards use to grab their grub influences how they move, according to researchers at Ohio University.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Truthiness" and "Wikiality" -- two of the words popularized by political satirist Stephen Colbert on his TV show "The Colbert Report"-- were named on Sunday the top television buzzwords of the year.
The most comprehensive analysis ever performed of the genetic relationships among all the major groups of snakes, lizards, and other scaly reptiles has resulted in a radical reorganization of the family tree of these animals, requiring new names for many of the tree's new branches.
The Beaded Lizard or Mexican Beaded Lizard, Heloderma horridum, is a venomous lizard found in Mexico and the southern United States. Adult Mexican Beaded Lizards range from 13 to 18 inches in length. Until recently, the beaded lizard and the Gila Monster were the only two lizards known to be venomous. Research showed that some iguanas and monitors are also venomous. The beaded lizards' venom is similar to that of some snakes (e.g. the western diamondback rattler).
- The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.